MALCOLM Brodie has been elected as Mayor of the City of Richmond. He will be joined on Richmond City Council by six incumbent councillors, along with newcomers Carol Day and Alexa Loo.
Brodie has served as Richmond Mayor since being elected to that post in a 2001 by-election. He had previously served as a councillor from 1996 to 2001.
Incumbent councillors Chak Au, Derek Dang, Ken Johnston, Bill McNulty, Linda McPhail and Harold Steves were all re-elected. They will be joined by Carol Day, a former Richmond school trustee, and Alexa Loo, a two-time Olympic snowboarder.
(South Asian council candidate Sal Bhullar came 13th).
Two incumbent members of council, Evelina Halsey-Brandt and Linda Barnes, did not seek re-election.
Meanwhile, three incumbent school trustees, Donna Sargent, Debbie Tablotney and Eric Yung, were re-elected to Richmond School Board. They will be joined by new trustees Ken Hamaguichi, Jonathan Ho, Sandra Nixon and Alice S. Wong.
Voter turnout was approximately 32.4 per cent, with 40,245 ballots cast. 2011 voter turnout was 23.4 per cent.
All results are unofficial, pending a final declaration by the Chief Election Officer.
Full results can be found on the City’s website at www.richmond.ca